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Our focus on innovation and technology combined with our active participation in the community means the credit union system often has a lot of news to share! And you’ll find the latest stories about the us right here.

Jun 17, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Alberta Central to launch Meet You #IRL (In Real Life) Campaign...

May 07, 2019
Calgary, Alberta, May 7, 2019 – Congratulations are in order after eight Alberta credit unions and Alberta Central re...

Apr 08, 2019
The 2018 Alberta Central Annual Report is now available. Check it out on our annual reports page here   or by clickin...

Mar 26, 2019
Connect First becomes first credit union to reach exceptional milestone.   Connect First Credit Union (Con...

Mar 22, 2019
The Board of Directors of Encompass Credit Union and Vision Credit Union confirmed today that they have entered into ...

Mar 19, 2019
Servus Credit Union reported net income (after dividends, patronage and taxes) of $27.8 million for the first quarter...

Mar 12, 2019
‘Local Investing YYC’ the first corporation to access Alberta’s new tax credit. The cooperative is ce...

Mar 08, 2019
At the Annual General Meeting on March 6, 2019 Servus Credit Union announced the election of four members to its Boar...

Mar 07, 2019
In 2018 Servus Credit Union marked 80 years of making a positive difference in the financial lives of Albertans, writ...

Feb 22, 2019
Alberta's Top Employers is a special designation that recognizes local employers that lead their industries in offering e...

Feb 15, 2019
14 February 2019 | Calgary, AB – Pursuing post-secondary education shouldn’t be a debt sentence.   That’s...

Feb 13, 2019
The members of Edson Savings & Credit Union voted 99% in favour of amalgamation with Servus Credit Union at thei...

Jan 21, 2019
Alberta Central’s CEO Ian Burns was recently interviewed by local publication Calgary’s Business about the ...

Jan 07, 2019
Servus Credit Union is giving away $1 million dollars to one lucky winner this spring in The Big Share™ Contest, the ...

Dec 14, 2018
Credit Unions care, and the team at Connect First Credit Union showed just how much this holiday season by finding wa...

Nov 29, 2018
Garth Warner, President and Chief Executive Officer of Servus Credit Union, announced the appointment of Dion Linke a...

Nov 29, 2018
Members of Vision Credit Union shared a 10 per cent profit shares cash payout of approximately $5.4 million in Novemb...

Nov 29, 2018
Vision Credit Union will be returning approximately $10.7 million to its members in Profit Shares allocation.   ...

Oct 24, 2018
Garth Warner, President and Chief Executive Officer of Servus Credit Union, announced the appointment of Joanne Simes...

Oct 11, 2018
Once again, Canadians voted credit unions as the best for Customer Service Excellence and Branch Service Excellence a...

Sep 24, 2018
Brookfield, WI and Calgary, AB, September 24, 2018 – Crosstown Civic Credit Union ($2.3 billion in assets), based in ...

Sep 11, 2018
Red Deer, AB—The Lending Cupboard officially opened the doors to its new facility at its Grand Opening yesterday. Thi...

Aug 01, 2018
1 August 2018 | Calgary, AB – Connect First, Canada’s seventh largest credit union, is deepening its commitment to ...

Jul 06, 2018
The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) has recognized Servus Credit Union as one of its 2018 Financial H...

Jun 21, 2018
The Edmonton Eskimos and Servus Credit Union announced a three-year partnership on June 20, 2018, making Servus Credi...

Jun 04, 2018
The Boards of River City Credit Union and Beaumont Credit Union announced their decision to formally explore the bene...

Apr 16, 2018
Credit unions of Alberta have pledged $63,000 for each of the next three years to build strong global communities th...

Apr 03, 2018
Aviso Wealth unites Credential Financial Inc., Qtrade Canada Inc. and NEI Investments to create a strong, values‐bas...

Feb 21, 2018
Today, Alberta Central was announced as one of Alberta's Top 70 Employers for 2018.  First published in 2006...

Feb 07, 2018
Mountain View Credit Union and Connect First Credit Union announced today their intent to amalgamate.  >>View...

Jan 16, 2018
HALIFAX, Jan. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Honesty, trust and fairness are things that all of us want to experience in our lives a...

Nov 15, 2017
Alberta Central is pleased to announce Ian Burns as the new President and CEO. He will be starting January 9, 2018.   ...

Sep 01, 2017
TORONTO, ON — According to the annual 2017 Ipsos® Best Banking Awards program, Canadians have ranked Canada’s credi...

Dec 07, 2016
EDMONTON – Albertans looking for an alternative to payday loans now have a province-wide option in the Servus Credit ...

Aug 23, 2016
Calgary, AB - When times are tough, a high interest payday loan shouldn’t be your only option. Connect First Credit Uni...

Aug 16, 2016
“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” –Albert Einstein   ...

Jul 28, 2016
When you think about scholarship-worthy students, the qualities academic, well-rounded, and hard-workingc...